On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 2015

Historical Events

Agreement of Interest

Greek debt crisis: European Commission announces a bailout with Greece and its creditors has been agreed "in principle"

Economist and Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi
Economist and Prime Minister of Italy
Mario Draghi
  • Japan's Sendai Nuclear Power Plant restarts the first nuclear reactor since the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster
  • Largest ever outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in New York - 12 dead, with over 100 cases in the South Bronx
  • Spain's top matador Francisco Rivera Ordóñez Jr. is gored and injured by a bull in Huesca

Famous Deaths

  • Serge Collot, French violist (Paris Opera, 1957-86; Le Trio à Cordes Français, 1960-92), and music educator (Conservatoire de Paris, 1969-89), dies at 91
2015 Highlights

About August 11, 2015

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 2 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo